DVD 120 mins IMDB 7.3 (29,430 votes)
R
Training Day
Warner Brothers (2001)
In Collection
#110

My Rating:
8

Seen It:
Yes
(2002 )
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA  /  English

Denzel Washington F.E.S. Detective-Sergeant Alonzo Harris
Ethan Hawke Officer Jake Hoyt
Scott Glenn Roger
Tom Berenger Stan Gursky, O.I.S. Board
Harris Yulin Detective-Lieutenant Doug Rosselli
Raymond J. Barry Captain Lou Jacobs
Cliff Curtis Smiley
Dr. Dre Paul
Snoop Dogg Blue
Macy Gray Sandman's Wife
Charlotte Ayanna Lisa
Eva Mendes Sara (as Eva Mendez)
Nick Chinlund Tim
Jaime Gomez Mark (as Jaime P. Gomez)
Raymond Cruz Sniper

Director Antoine Fuqua
Producer Jeffrey Silver; Robert Newmyer
Writer David Ayer
Cinematography Mauro Fiore
Musician Mark Mancina
User Credit 1 Conrad Buff IV
User Credit 2 Michele Michel

The Fast and the Furious (2001) screenwriter David Ayer follows up that fast-paced action hit with this gritty cop drama from director Antoine Fuqua. Ethan Hawke stars as Jake Hoyt, a fresh-faced Los Angeles Police Department rookie anxious to join the elite narcotics squad headed up by 13-year veteran Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris (Denzel Washington). Harris has agreed to give Hoyt a shot at joining his team with a one-day ride-along during which Hoyt must prove his mettle. As the day wears on, however, it becomes increasingly clear to the greenhorn that his experienced mentor has blurred the line between right and wrong to an alarming degree, enforcing his own morally compromised code of ethics and street justice. As he struggles with his conscience, an increasingly alarmed Hoyt begins to suspect that he's not really being given an audition at all; he's being set up as the fall guy in an elaborate scheme. Training Day co-stars Tom Berenger, Scott Glenn, and recording artists Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, and Macy Gray. — Karl Williams

Edition Details
Barcode 085392196227
Region Region 1
Chapters 28
Release Date 9/14/2004
Packaging Snap Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen 2.35:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Subtitles English; French; Spanish
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital 5.1
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

Features
Color Closed-captioned Widescreen Dolby
Personal Details
User Lookup 1 DVD Original
User Text 1 Brutal violence, pervasive language, drug content and brief nudity.
User Text 2 The only thing more dangerous than the line being crossed, is the cop who will cross it.
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Notes
Trivia: The film had several police technical advisors. Among them is Detective-Sergeant Brian Davis, an LAPD veteran who is one of the most respected and decorated officer of the infamous elite Special Investigation Section. (more)

Goofs: Continuity: In the final scene when Jake pulls into the driveway, a car is visible through his rear window. As he gets out, the other car's door opens and someone begins to exit, yet when Jake is outside no more of this person is seen. This scene was trimmed to remove a confrontation between Jake and the "Three Wise Men" seen earlier in the movie. However, the scene was not re-shot leaving the "menacing" moment of a mysterious person getting out of a car unexplained. (more)

Quotes: Alonzo Harris: If I was a dealer, you'd be dead by now. (more)

Awards: Won Oscar. Another 13 wins & 11 nominations (more)